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Senate inquiry into attack on Pinoy boxer in Argentina sought
By Kimberly Jane Tan, GMA News Online, 16 Feb 2012
Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III has filed a resolution seeking an inquiry into the attack on the Filipino boxer moments after winning a title bout in Argentina.
Senate Resolution 719 seeks to direct the Senate committee on games and amusements to inquire into the actions taken by the Games Read Full Story >>>
Trading punches with Pacquiao is an option that Bradley should avoid
By Vitali Shaposhnikov, Diamond Boxing, 16 Feb 2012
“I don’t think so, because even though Bradley is a great boxer, and he has skills, he needs the power. He doesn’t have that power. Pacquiao has the speed and Pacquiao has the power. The difference in this fight is power. The difference will be the power punches that Pacquiao has,” answered Juan Man Read Full Story >>>
BOTH ROACH AND ARIZA CONCERNED ABOUT PACQUIAO'S MOTIVATION TO FACE BRADLEY
By Felix Strunk, FightHype.com, 16 Feb 2012
Hall-of-Fame trainer Freddie Roach and Strength & Conditioning coach Alex Ariza have both expressed concern about Manny Pacquiao's motivation to face Timothy Bradley. Although on paper, the relatively unknown but undefeated Bradley looks like he has the credentials to motivate any opponent, both Roa Read Full Story >>>
Alvarez, Mosley, and Realism; Fan’s Take
By Paul Magno, Yahoo! Sports, 16 Feb 2012
In a perfect world, every fight would be an epic slugfest, the fans would be the ultimate matchmakers, and cotton candy would grow on trees while little, cute bunnies did our laundry for us.
Wake up. The world of big time boxing is hardly perfect and the usual suspects, who get the blame for qu Read Full Story >>>
KID SURYANA: I WILL KNOCK CUELLO OUT WITHIN SIX ROUNDS
By Chito Yu Katangkatang, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Feb 2012
In a phone call to Indonesia, rugged minimumweight warrior Kid Suryana boldly told this scribe that he will surprise everybody on March 10. “I will knock Cuello out within six rounds. I trained ten times h Read Full Story >>>
LENNOX LEWIS SAYS CHISORA CAN UPSET VITALI KLITSCHKO
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Feb 2012
Former world heavyweight champion and the last man to beat Vitali Klitschko believes British heavyweight Dereck Chisora can upset the giant Ukranian WBC champion when they clash in a title fight on Sunday, Manila Time, in Munich, G Read Full Story >>>
Editorial: World power but hard losers
By Editorial, Sun.Star Davao, 16 Feb 2012
THE ugly riot that took place inside the boxing ring in Buenos Aires, Argentina last Friday speaks volume of how fans can become barbaric and proves that boxing can be such a cruel and dangerous sport.
Young Filipino boxer Johnriel Casimero and members of his team were attacked by Argentine fans Read Full Story >>>
What can Juan Manuel Marquez do now?
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, 16 Feb 2012
Juan Manuel Marquez is going to the International Boxing Hall of Fame someday. The Mexican star has won titles in three divisions, been in numerous action-packed fights and faced the best of his era, including Manny Pacquiao in their famed trilogy. Even though Marquez officially is 0-2-1 against Pac Read Full Story >>>
Oscar De La Hoya Flashback: “Floyd Needs A Humbling Experience”
By Scoop Malinowski, Boxing Insider, 16 Feb 2012
Oscar De La Hoya tells it like it is. Well, sometimes at least. Here is the Golden Man articulating his strong opinion about former opponent and current business associate Floyd Mayweather Jr.
This quote is not a recent Tweet or a posting on Facebook, as a matter of fact, it was spoken by Oscar D Read Full Story >>>
Exclusive images: More intense sparring with Lonnie Smith and Sharif Bogere
By Chris Robinson, Examiner.com, 16 Feb 2012
Earlier today in Las Vegas, Nevada, budding prospect-turned-contenders ‘Lightning’ Lonnie Smith and Sharif ‘The Lion’ Bogere engaged in some fast-paced sparring at The Fight C Read Full Story >>>
Battle of Undefeated Featherweight Prospects Canadian Tyler Asselstine vs. Italian Nicola Cipolletta Saturday night in Montreal
PhilBoxing.com, 16 Feb 2012
One of Ontario's best amateur boxers, undefeated featherweight prospect Tyler Asselstine (8-0, 5 KOs), has a second home in Montreal, where he fights Saturday night for the sixth time during his young pro career, against unbeaten Italian boxer Nicola Cipolletta (8-0, 2 KOs).
Asselstime-Cipollett Read Full Story >>>
Chris Algieri and Trainer Robert Garcia Unite
PhilBoxing.com, 16 Feb 2012
February 15, 2012 - Undefeated Jr. Welterweight contender, Chris Algieri (13-0, 6 KOs), has hired the services of hot young trainer Robert Garcia. The two will start working together in the upcoming week, as Chris will be flying out to the west coast on Monday.
When asked about training in Oxn Read Full Story >>>
Tavoris Cloud is an unbeaten IBF champion who wonders if other top fighters are ducking him
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, 16 Feb 2012
Tavoris Cloud is not going to talk your ear off. He’s not the most introspective person you’ll ever meet. The International Boxing Federation light heavyweight champion will never give you six words when he can get by with three.
He’s held the IBF version of the title for more than two years, yet Read Full Story >>>
Lem's latest: Alexander reacts to PED issue; Maidana confident
By Lem Satterfield, The Ring, 16 Feb 2012
Long before becoming a champion in the boxing ring, former WBC/IBF junior welterweight titleholder Devon Alexander spent his youth navigating the drug and crime infested streets of Hyde Park in an embattled section of St. Louis, Mo.
Alexander is one of 13 children born to Sharon Alexander, who r Read Full Story >>>
Rising undefeated heavyweight Deontay Wilder goes for 21st straight knockout
By Brad Cooney, 8countnews, 16 Feb 2012
US Olympian/bronze medalist and current undefeated heavyweight Deontay Wilder (20-0-20KO) steps back into the ring on February 25th Vs Chris Koval. This fight is part of the HBO card featuring Marcos Maidana Vs. Devon Alexander. Wilder talks about this next challenge and what he needs to do in ord Read Full Story >>>
Power, weight could hamper Manny's foe
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 16 Feb 2012
MANILA, Philippines - Timothy (Desert Storm) Bradley has two issues to address in preparing for his fight-of-a-lifetime against WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on June 9 – power and weight. From all indications, Bradley has neither the strength nor Read Full Story >>>
Saul Alvarez believes Floyd selected Cotto because he’s not the same fighter
By Chris Robinson, Examiner.com, 16 Feb 2012
When WBC junior middleweight champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez stopped game-but-outgunned former titleholder Kermit Cintron on November 26th in Mexico City, Mexico, he had big pl Read Full Story >>>
'I guess Manny likes beating me up' - Exclusive Interview w/ David Rodela
By Dennis 'dSource' Guillermo, Examiner.com, 16 Feb 2012
Oxnard, California is known for its plethora of boxing talent. What outsiders have probably overlooked, is the fact that the sport's pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao is als Read Full Story >>>
Where Filipinos excel: Sports, BPO, OFWs
By Marv Dumon, Examiner.com, 16 Feb 2012
( Editorial: The opinions expressed here are solely those of the author. )
The Philippines - Most Americans think that India is the call center capital of the world. The Read Full Story >>>
AND DOWN THEY GO!
By Ted Lerner, WPS Media Officer, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Feb 2012
POLAND'S KAROL SKOWERSKI UPSETS DEFENDING CHAMP DENNIS ORCULLO AS A SLEW OF BIG NAMES FALL AT THE 2012 WORLD 8-BALL CHAMPIONSHIP
(Fujairah, UAE)--The World 8-ball Championship turned into a wide open race on Wednesday in Fu Read Full Story >>>